How to sell your Grandmother

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On July 22, 2017
A zealous salesperson is often said to be willing to ‘sell their own grandmother, given half a chance’. This may be a humorous and harsh colloquialism but the old adage that ‘cash-flow is the lifeblood of any organisation’ rings true for all businesses the world over. Selling doesn’t come naturally to everyone. Business development, marketing, […]
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Making Lemonade – Brexit Opportunities

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On July 7, 2017
Shortly before 12.30pm on 29 March 2017 British Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50. Consequently Britain needs to officially leave the European Union (EU) no later than April 2019. For the next two years, Britain will thrash out a deal for leaving the EU, undoubtedly a lengthy and complicated process. Any deal must be approved by […]
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How do you build the fastest yacht in the world? By going slow.

  • Posted by Graham Dockrill
  • On July 2, 2017
The beauty of waiting until the last minute to do something is that it’ll only take a minute. Such is the procrastinator’s motto, and it’s mostly tongue-in-cheek.  I advocate that procrastinating and going slow makes you more creative. Emirates Team New Zealand (ETNZ) won the 35th Americas cup in amazing style. They are innovative, disruptive […]
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